Rachel Yudkowsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Practice on an augmented reality/haptic simulator and library of virtual brains improves residents' ability to perform a ventriculostomy
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:25-31. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Two perspectives on the indicators of quality in psychiatry residencies: program directors' and residents'
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Mmedical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 77:57-64. 2002
  3. doi request reprint A hypothesis-driven physical examination learning and assessment procedure for medical students: initial validity evidence
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 50612, USA
    Med Educ 43:729-40. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Setting standards for performance tests: a pilot study of a three-level Angoff method
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    UIC Department of Medical Education, 963 CME, 808 S Wood, MC 591, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 83:S13-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Simpler standards for local performance examinations: the Yes/No Angoff and whole-test Ebel
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7309, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:212-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing an institution-based assessment of resident communication and interpersonal skills
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    UIC Clinical Performance Center, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 81:1115-22. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Residents anticipating, eliciting and interpreting physical findings
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education MC 591, UIC College of Medicine, 808 South Wood Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Educ 40:1141-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prior experiences associated with residents' scores on a communication and interpersonal skill OSCE
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:368-73. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Ensuring medical student competency in basic procedural skills
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Educ 39:515-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond fulfilling the core competencies: an objective structured clinical examination to assess communication and interpersonal skills in a surgical residency
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Curr Surg 61:499-503. 2004

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Practice on an augmented reality/haptic simulator and library of virtual brains improves residents' ability to perform a ventriculostomy
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:25-31. 2013
    ..We studied the impact of simulation-based practice with a library of virtual brains on neurosurgery residents' performance in simulated and live surgical ventriculostomies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Two perspectives on the indicators of quality in psychiatry residencies: program directors' and residents'
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Mmedical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 77:57-64. 2002
    ..To determine whether psychiatry program directors and residents agree on the characteristics most important in determining the quality of a residency program...
  3. doi request reprint A hypothesis-driven physical examination learning and assessment procedure for medical students: initial validity evidence
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 50612, USA
    Med Educ 43:729-40. 2009
    ..A hypothesis-driven PE (HDPE) learning and assessment procedure was developed to provide targeted practice and assessment in anticipating, eliciting and interpreting critical aspects of the PE in the context of diagnostic challenges...
  4. doi request reprint Setting standards for performance tests: a pilot study of a three-level Angoff method
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    UIC Department of Medical Education, 963 CME, 808 S Wood, MC 591, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 83:S13-6. 2008
    ..However, when there is a 50% chance of success, systematically severe or lenient ratings may skew the cut score. This study piloted a three-level Angoff in which items were assigned to "Yes," "No," or "Maybe" categories...
  5. doi request reprint Simpler standards for local performance examinations: the Yes/No Angoff and whole-test Ebel
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7309, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:212-7. 2008
    ..The whole-test Ebel and Yes/No Angoff methods offer the possibility of faster and easier standard-setting exercises for local, medium-stakes performance exams...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developing an institution-based assessment of resident communication and interpersonal skills
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    UIC Clinical Performance Center, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 81:1115-22. 2006
    ..The authors describe the development and validation of an institution-wide, cross-specialty assessment of residents' communication and interpersonal skills, including related components of patient care and professionalism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Residents anticipating, eliciting and interpreting physical findings
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education MC 591, UIC College of Medicine, 808 South Wood Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Educ 40:1141-2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prior experiences associated with residents' scores on a communication and interpersonal skill OSCE
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:368-73. 2006
    ..This exploratory study investigated whether prior task experience and comfort correlate with scores on an assessment of patient-centered communication...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ensuring medical student competency in basic procedural skills
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Educ 39:515-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Beyond fulfilling the core competencies: an objective structured clinical examination to assess communication and interpersonal skills in a surgical residency
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Curr Surg 61:499-503. 2004
    ..We report our institution's experience using a series of standardized patient encounters in an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) to evaluate CIS in surgical residents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing the head-to-toe physical examination skills of medical students
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Teach 26:415-9. 2004
    ..Patient instructors can be trained to acceptable accuracy and reliability despite the length and complexity of the exercise, and can provide effective feedback and teaching targeted to individual student deficiencies...
  12. pmc Unannounced standardized patient assessment of the roter interaction analysis system: the challenge of measuring patient-centered communication
    Saul J Weiner
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 105 CMW MC 784, 1853 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:254-60. 2013
    ..If PCC measures do not capture elements of the interaction that determine whether the resulting care plan is patient-centered, they will confound efforts to link PCC to outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Contextual errors and failures in individualizing patient care: a multicenter study
    Saul J Weiner
    Veterans Affairs Center for the Management of Complex Chronic Care, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60612 7324, Chicago, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:69-75. 2010
    ..In contrast to biomedical errors, which are not patient-specific, contextual errors represent a failure to individualize care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality control of an OSCE using generalizability theory and many-faceted Rasch measurement
    Cherdsak Iramaneerat
    Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:479-93. 2008
    ..We concluded that generalizability and MFRM analyses provided useful complementary information for monitoring and improving the quality of an OSCE...
  15. ncbi request reprint Toward meaningful evaluation of clinical competence: the role of direct observation in clerkship ratings
    Memoona Hasnain
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Acad Med 79:S21-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of direct observation on reliability and validity evidence for family medicine clerkship ratings of clinical performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluating physician performance at individualizing care: a pilot study tracking contextual errors in medical decision making
    Saul J Weiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:726-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test a methodology for measuring physicians' performance at contextualizing care and compare it to their performance at planning biomedically appropriate care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rater errors in a clinical skills assessment of medical students
    Cherdsak Iramaneerat
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Eval Health Prof 30:266-83. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Uncharted territory: measuring costs of diagnostic errors outside the medical record
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois, 808 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:918-24. 2012
    ..They can also discern which errors can be identified exclusively from a review of the medical records...
  19. doi request reprint Validity evidence for a patient note scoring rubric based on the new patient note format of the United States Medical Licensing Examination
    Yoon Soo Park
    Dr Park is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Lineberry is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Hyderi is associate dean for curriculum and associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Bordage is professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Riddle is director of faculty development and research assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Yudkowsky is director, Graham Clinical Performance Center, and Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 88:1552-7. 2013
    ..The rubric was designed to measure three dimensions: Documentation, justified differential diagnosis (DDX), and Workup...
  20. doi request reprint Validity evidence for an OSCE to assess competency in systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement: a preliminary investigation
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 83:775-80. 2008
    ..To determine the psychometric properties and validity of an OSCE to assess the competencies of Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) and Systems-Based Practice (SBP) in graduate medical education...
  21. ncbi request reprint Procedures for establishing defensible absolute passing scores on performance examinations in health professions education
    Steven M Downing
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7309, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:50-7. 2006
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  22. doi request reprint Inter-rater reliability and generalizability of patient note scores using a scoring rubric based on the USMLE Step-2 CS format
    Yoon Soo Park
    Department of Medical Education MC 591, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 808 South Wood Street, 963 CMET, Chicago, IL, 60612 7309, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 21:761-73. 2016
    ..The overall inter-rater reliability indicates high level of confidence in the consistency of note scores. Designs for scoring notes may optimize reliability by balancing the number of raters and cases. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Differential Weighting for Subcomponent Measures of Integrated Clinical Encounter Scores Based on the USMLE Step 2 CS Examination: Effects on Composite Score Reliability and Pass-Fail Decisions
    Yoon Soo Park
    Y S Park is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois M Lineberry is director of Simulation Research, Assessment, and Outcomes, Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning, and Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas A Hyderi is associate dean for curriculum and associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois G Bordage is professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois K Xing is a doctoral student, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education, Chicago, Illinois R Yudkowsky is director, Graham Clinical Performance Center, and Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 91:S24-S30. 2016
    ..This study examines how different subcomponent scoring weights in a locally developed GCE affect composite score reliability and pass-fail decisions for ICE scores, contributing to internal structure and consequential validity evidence...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing students' ability to detect melanomas using standardized patients and moulage
    Claudia Hernandez
    Department of Dermatology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:e83-8. 2013
    ..Detection of melanoma by physicians via opportunistic surveillance during focused physical examinations may reduce mortality. Medical students may not encounter a clinical case of melanoma during a dermatology clerkship...
  25. ncbi request reprint Validity evidence for a new checklist evaluating consultations, the 5Cs model
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 87:1408-12. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint Microteaching and standardized students support faculty development for clinical teaching
    Mark H Gelula
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 60612 7309, USA
    Acad Med 77:941. 2002
    ..A program was developed that supports these four activities and includes clinical faculty from medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacy...
  27. doi request reprint Clinically discriminating checklists versus thoroughness checklists: improving the validity of performance test scores
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Dr Yudkowsky is associate professor, Department of Medical Education, and Director, Dr Allan L and Mary L Graham Clinical Performance Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Park is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Riddle is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Ms Palladino is a student, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy At the time of the study she was a graduate research assistant, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Bordage is professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 89:1057-62. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare validity evidence for clinically discriminating versus thoroughness checklists, hypothesizing that evidence would favor the former...
  28. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized, controlled study demonstrating a novel, effective model of transfer of care between physicians: the 5 Cs of consultation
    Chad S Kessler
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, and University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:968-74. 2012
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  29. doi request reprint Setting mastery learning standards
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    R Yudkowsky is associate professor, Department of Medical Education, and Director, Dr Allan L and Mary L Graham Clinical Performance Center, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Y S Park is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois M Lineberry is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois A Knox is a resident in plastic and reconstructive surgery, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada E M Ritter is associate professor, vice chairman for education, and program director for the general surgery residency, Norman M Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F Edward H├ębert School of Medicine Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
    Acad Med 90:1495-500. 2015
    ..With careful attention, sound mastery standard-setting procedures can provide an essential step toward improving the effectiveness of health professions education, patient safety, and patient care. ..
  30. pmc Virtual reality training in neurosurgery: Review of current status and future applications
    Ali Alaraj
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 2:52. 2011
    ..Early systems have demonstrated their effectiveness and discriminative ability. Newer systems enable the development of comprehensive curricula and full procedural simulations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Using standardised students in faculty development workshops to improve clinical teaching skills
    Mark H Gelula
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Med Educ 37:621-9. 2003
    ..Standardised students are actual health professions students who are trained to portray a prototypical teaching challenge consistently across many encounters with different faculty participants...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rescuing the Clinical Breast Examination: Advances in Classifying Technique and Assessing Physician Competency
    Shlomi Laufer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA Department of Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..Develop new performance evaluation standards for the clinical breast examination (CBE)...
  33. doi request reprint Making the case for mastery learning assessments: key issues in validation and justification
    Matthew Lineberry
    M Lineberry is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, and assistant director for research, Dr Allan L and Mary L Graham Clinical Performance Center, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Y S Park is assistant professor, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois D A Cook is professor of medicine and medical education, Associate Director, Mayo Clinic Online Learning, and Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota R Yudkowsky is associate professor, Department of Medical Education, and Director, Dr Allan L and Mary L Graham Clinical Performance Center, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 90:1445-50. 2015
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  34. doi request reprint Recommendations for Reporting Mastery Education Research in Medicine (ReMERM)
    Elaine R Cohen
    E R Cohen is research associate, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois W C McGaghie was formerly director, Ralph P Leischner, Jr MD Institute for Medical Education, Vice Chair, Department of Medical Education, and professor of medical education, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois He is now professor of medical education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois D B Wayne is vice dean for education and Dr John Sherman Appleman professor of medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois M Lineberry is assistant professor of medical education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois R Yudkowsky is associate professor of medical education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois J H Barsuk is associate professor of medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 90:1509-14. 2015
    ..With this shift to competency-based medical education, the ReMERM guidelines should help meet medical educators' needs to achieve these new goals. ..
  35. doi request reprint The qualities and skills of exemplary pediatric hospitalist educators: a qualitative study
    H Barrett Fromme
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Acad Med 85:1905-13. 2010
    ..To identify the qualities and skills of exemplary and ideal pediatric hospitalist educators...
  36. doi request reprint Perceptions of effective and ineffective nurse-physician communication in hospitals
    F Patrick Robinson
    Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurs Forum 45:206-16. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore nurse and physician perceptions of effective and ineffective communication between the two professions...
  37. doi request reprint Patient-care-related telephone communication between general surgery residents and attending surgeons
    Roy Phitayakorn
    Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:742-50. 2008